Cuesheet 2014-2015 Season

Ballet West's The Nutcracker

Working Rehearsal

Ballet West’s production of The Nutcracker creates a magical storybook world thanks to Victorian scenery and costumes, Tchaikovsky’s beloved score, and invigorating choreography. Willam Christensen’s beloved production is performed with a live orchestra, a children’s choir, and a host of young dancers from the DC area.

View the Cuesheet performance guide online or use the resources below to go deeper.

  • Be sure to check out Ballet West's website for more on the company and choreographer.
  • Love the music? Learn all about composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky on biography.com which features classical composers, musical technique, scores, and history.
  • Brush up on your ballet basics with Ballet Austin’s helpful handbook.

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